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coverage will continue later today on c-span networks with remarks from massachusetts senator elizabeth warren who will talk about wall street reforms at an americans for finance reform event live at 1:00 p.m. eastern at c-span2. richard cordray, the rector of consumer financial protection bureau will testify before the senate banking committee live at 2:30 p.m. eastern on c-span3. public affairs evidence from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefings and conferences and offering complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the u.s. house, all as a public service of private industry. we are c-span. created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funded by your local cable or satellite provider. and now you can watch us in hd. .> a look now at iran the world affairs council of las vegas hosted middle east expert jerrold geen. the coverage begins by describing the current situation with iran and he then introduces the luncheon speaker. this is just over an hour. >> i'm delighted to see you all here. are you able to hear me in the
rate that experienced in massachusetts. even with all the technical problems we have had. in my state of california, nearly 400,000 people have begun applications in the first month. there will be a total of six months to sign up, this program is going to work. . these are significant signs of progress. they show us we're on our way. on our way to dramatically expanding health insurance coverage in this nation. this bill will take us backwards. i urge a no vote and i retain the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from michigan is recognized. mr. tipton: mr. speaker, i would yield two minutes to the gentleman from oregon, mr. walden. -- mr. upton: mr. speaker, i would yield two minutes to the gentleman from oregon, mr. walden. mr. walden: i rise today for the voice of oregonians who have already received their cancellation notices. they've been told the policy that they like, that they wanted to keep they cannot have any longer. i was down in my district for eight straight days last week. 36 meetings, 12 counties, 2
will grow substantially over the next five months as they did in massachusetts which enrolled month.3% in his first we know from experience in the baystate that people tend to research and consider their options before making a purchase. this data represents only one month into a sustained six-month enrollment and outreach effort. we are confident as more people learn about these options that more will find a plan that meets their needs and their budget and more will enroll in coverage. as we continue this outreach effort and as we make continuous improvements to health care.gov, we have every reason to expect more people to enroll. as of this first time, more than one point 5 million americans applied for coverage submitting applications,000 for themselves and members of their families. 98% of those who have applied through federal and state approximately one point four 8 million people, have received an eligibility determination. they learned whether they are eligible for the marketplace or whether they qualify for lower costs or whether they are eligible for medicaid or chip. almos
the massachusetts precedents. inyou look at what happened massachusetts, something like 0.3% of what would turn out to be the enrollment figure in that insurance reform program is what they thought the first appeared 123 people. we knew it was going to be a slow build. it is no question it has been made more challenging by the poorly functioning website, and that is on us, and that is why we are dedicating the resources and the brain power to get it fixed. the central issue here, as we talked about before, is not can we build a great website -- it is can we make sure that the american people who deserve affordable, quality health insurance are able to buy it? and that is why the president is so frustrated by the website. more frustrated than anyone else, i think it is fair to say. i will do what i did the other day move up and back. you, jay.ank is there a particular problem that it is trying to address? >> climate change. [laughter] that is a very important problem. i think this is part of the president's overall is to address this challenge that our nation in the entire world is facing. he establ
. and massachusetts found a combination of unemployment insurance, $15.4 million in one year loss and $13 million in the unreported earnings. so, adding up -- it's quite a magnitude. the federal estimates vary a lot and depend on which data set the agency's looking at. >> appreciate that. mr. anderson, i didn't have a chance to ask you a question or two about your own situation. but i was struck by -- in your testimony, the reference you made to -- i picked up on that phrase tongue lashing meaning -- this is what i interpreted and see if this makes sense to you -- when you're an employee there's, to use a term of art so to speak, there's a degree of control that someone has, that employer has over that employee and can direct them and give them a tongue lashing when they're not doing good work. whether it was that aspect of your relationship with your employer and then the -- however you described the next entity that you were working with, whether it was tongue lashing or other aspects of your relationship, that didn't change very much from one status to the other, is that correct? >> correct. i
to john fleming of louisiana. mr. fleming: i thank the gentlelady from massachusetts and thank you for your leadership and also tonight having this great time to come together and talk about subject that i think is increasingly important. with great foresight and clarity the founding fathers enshrined religious liberty as our first amendment right, stating that congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or impeding the free inters thereof. this is an important constitutional right that is for every american, including service members who defend those very liberties with their own lives. the ability to live one's life informed by one's faith is not just a protected constitutional right. it's also essential for the individual well being of our soldiers and the uniquely stressful -- in the uniquely stressful military environment, congress must ensure our men and women in uniform can access religious support and practice their faith without risking career reprisals. service members increasingly fear even mention
the country. it has been easy for republicans to fight it. the president points to massachusetts, but that law had huge bipartisan support in the state legislature, making it easy to go back and fix things when they did not work and tinker with it. host: here is a little bit from the president late last week. [video clip] >> those who got cancellation notices do deserve and have received an apology from me. they want whether we can make sure that they are in a better place and that we meet that commitment. by the way, it is important to note that a whole bunch of folks in congress and others who made this statement, they were entirely sincere about it. the fact that you have got this percentage of people who have had this impact, i want them to know that their senator or congressman, they were making representations based on what i told them and what the white house and the administrative staff told them. it is on us. it is something that we intend to fix. host: kyle cheney? guest: the president has been getting an earful from congress, democrats in congress, about the fact that they stuck the
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